Laura Lippman
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Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman is a New York Times bestselling novelist who has won more than 20 awards for her fiction--and been nominated for 30 more. Since her debut in 1997, she has published 20 novels, a novella and a collection of short stories. Lit Hub recently named her one of the "essential" female crime writers of the last 100 years. She also has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and T magazine. Her novel Every Secret Thing, optioned for film by Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2014, starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, and Dakota Fanning. Laura lives in Baltimore with her husband, David Simon, and their daughter.

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Best Sellers

    • Sunburn

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 646
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 595

    New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman returns with a superb novel of psychological suspense about a pair of lovers with the best intentions and the worst luck....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Mystery

    • By Jim N on 02-25-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • After I'm Gone

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 747
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 652
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 656

    Dead is dead. Missing is gone....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sisters are doing it for themselves...kinda

    • By Bookmarque on 03-26-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Baltimore Blues

    • Tess Monaghan, Book 1
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,256
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 984
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 975

    Unemployed at 29, Tess Monaghan is willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent - including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her rowing buddy, Darryl "Rock" Paxton....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a 'real time' mystery.

    • By Pamela on 04-17-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Charm City

    • Tess Monaghan, Book 2
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 545
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 405
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 402

    PI Tess Monaghan knows and loves every inch of her native Baltimore. It's a quirky city where baseball reigns, but lately homicide seems to be the second most popular sport....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • On of my favorites

    • By BJG on 05-05-10

    Regular price: $18.17

    • What the Dead Know

    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 994
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 519

    Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a rush-hour hit-and-run claims to be the younger of the long-gone Bethany sisters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth it indeed!

    • By AmazonShoppingQueen on 04-14-07

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Butchers Hill

    • Tess Monaghan, Book 3
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 433
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Tess Monaghan has finally made the move and hung out her shingle as a PI-for-hire, complete with an office in Butchers Hill....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Left me a bit uncomfortable

    • By Kathi on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Wilde Lake

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney, Nicole Poole
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 500
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 447
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 447

    Luisa "Lu" Brant is the newly elected - and first female - state's attorney of Howard County, Maryland, a job in which her widower father famously served....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • My Least Favorite...

    • By Karen Stokes on 05-06-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Hush Hush

    • A Tess Monaghan Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Jan Maxwell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 235

    On a searing August day, Melisandre Harris Dawes committed the unthinkable: She left her two-month-old daughter locked in a car while she sat nearby on the shores of the Patapsco River....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just ok

    • By Judy on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Last Place

    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255

    In this seventh novel from Lippman's acclaimed series, Baltimore investigator Tess Monaghan has her hands full with five murder cases that have gone cold....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By BJG on 01-21-11

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Girl in the Green Raincoat

    • A Tess Monaghan Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    the third trimester of her pregnancy, Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan is under doctor's orders to remain immobile....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Lippman and Emond is great!

    • By Janet Katz on 04-25-11

    Regular price: $18.24

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